What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
including grade C or above in A Level History
- From at least 2 A Levels including grade C or above in A Level History - Five GCSEs A*-C (9-4) including English Language or Literature
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 32-56 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers96%
Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.
Tuition fee & financial support£9,250
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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This is a dynamic modern History course which is taught by leading scholars specialising in British, European, Colonial and World History; the very people who are writing the books on which our course is based. The course begins by looking at the general outline of modern History since the late eighteenth century and progresses over the course of three years to more specialised research based modules. You will improve your historical knowledge and understanding to a high level and develop key transferable skills that are vital to the modern workplace.
Year One • Presenting and Representing the Past • The Making of the Modern World • 20th Century Europe • Britain in Transition, 1760–1939 Year Two • The Historian's Craft • Dissertation Preparation • Visualising the Modern World- British India, 1857-1947 • The Transformation of Modern Britain since 1939 • Englishmen and Foreigners • Unity and Diversity in America • History in the Workplace • Germany and World War Two • The Cold War: Themes, Issues, Controversies • Sport and Empire • Sport in Twentieth Century Britain Year Three • Dissertation • Nationalism, Racism and Genocide in 20th Century Europe • Yugoslavia and Beyond • Rural Britain • American Presidency • Borders and Boundaries: Transformation of India and Pakistan • Photography and Conflict • Jews in Twentieth Century Britain • Transatlantic Sport: Europe and the USA • Indian Oceans – A History • Crossing Cultures: Experiencing the International
The £136 million campus transformation at De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) has created the modern, inspiring environment students deserve. DMU has been named as one of the 150 best young universities in the world by the influential Times Higher Education magazine, and rated as No.1 for graduate employability, and in the top three for teaching excellence among UK universities, in a preliminary study by the Times Higher Education magazine.
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Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
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